I work in Valle Vista with my mom who is a Realtor, and I can't tell you how many times the owners walk away from their homes and leave animals behind. I have rescued a few dogs and found them good homes, but the problem is just getting worse. What is wrong with people? If you can no longer take care of an animal, find a good home; don't walk away. Am I the only person around that still has a huge heart when it comes to animals? I think there should be a story about this on the front page of the paper. People who do care about animals may want to help these poor helpless animals that are left to die.